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TAINO GODS AND SPIRITS THE TAINO PEOPLE worshipped both ancestors
and nature, personifying the supernatural forces of both as powerful gods.
Sacred zemi images of stone and wood represented these powerful supernatural
H SPIRITS AND ART SUPERNATURAL IMAGES and designs are revealed to the
shaman in a drug- induced trance. Powerful narcotics, such as ayahuasca, create
vivid, multi-coloured visions in which natural forms can be recombined, made ...
Fertility Deities Most primitive cultures were phallocentric, concerned with
reproductive powers and believed certain deities governed fertility. Fetishes
Belief in the supernatural powers of an inanimate object - the fetish - which has
religious or ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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